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International Surf Festival 2012

International Surf Festival 2012

Period: Jul 31 - Aug 5, 2012
Location: Torrance, United States

The International Surf Festival is one of the most anticipated events of its kind in the US. It is organized by BEACHSPORT.org, with the support of the Chambers of Commerce and Cities of Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Torrance, Los Angeles County Fire Department and Department of Beaches and Harbors.

This event is intended to promote the South Bay beach cities, the best lifeguard services and physical fitness. The festival gathers a huge number of participants from all over the world that gather to take part in competitions and have fun. The festival hosts the Judge Taplin Lifeguard Medley Relay, the Charley Saikley 6-Man Volleyball Tournament and the Dwight Crum Pier-to-Pier Swim. Apart from these events, the participants can attend paddleboarding races, surf and body surf contests, beach runs, parties and many other entertaining activities.

In 2012, the International Surf Festival celebrates its 51st birthday. This year, the event is hosted by the City of Torrance, between the 31st of July and 5th of August.

To find out more info about the 51st edition of the International Surf Festival, please visit the official website.